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    December 27, 2012
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>> top stories that we're following one person is dead after an officer and of shooting in walnut creek. we are live on the scene with the latest on the investigation.
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>> christmas vacation is over this is president obama leading hawaii and now everyone is going to try to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff. >> we are taking a live look here at our mt. tam cam. you can see it shaking around. my favorite shot of the morning with relatively clear conditions. we have high clouds up above but no issues with visibility. today's forecast, expect sunshine and dry and pleasant weather. we'll have some changes and introduce some showers into the forecast which could continue into saturday morning. it looks like we'll be drive by sunday. satellite and radar shows a high pressure is in control for now. we have changes to talk about in my next report. >> speaking of walking you could probably walk across the toll plaza without being hit this morning. traffic is
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light and no delays coming out of the macarthur maze. east bay freeways are running much lighter than usual. we're still looking at under 25 minutes drive time from the bottle to the golden gate bridge. >> a developing story and walnut creek where there is an officer involved shooting and ended with a suspect being cleat killed. will tran is live with details. >> is 330 this morning it happened and now people are saved adding to school and work. there not searching for any additional suspects they believe they have the person they were looking for. officers are still on the scene and i just got an update from the walnut creek police department. they're being aided by the concertante contra costa county sheriff's department. this happened about four hours ago when they got a
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911 call from someone screaming. here is the walnut creek police captain on what happened. >> the caller was a female but i don't have any other information. there was screaming in the background there it >> were you able to locate the person who did the screening >> i do not have that affirmation. >> were there any weapons on near the suspects body? >> i cannot answer that question at this time. >> do we know if the suspect lived at the apartment complex? >> we do not know the you know if there was a child screaming? >> we do not know >> they're not telling us of the victim is a man or woman or their apartment aids. only that he or she was taken to the hospital by
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ambulance so it appears that person did not die at the scene. i tried to ask the captain what made these officers feel threatened by and forced to shoot at the suspect he said he does not know and hopes to get an update about two hours from now. i will try to get information later on this morning. >> telling his story at a brentwood where pg&e crews are trying to stop a gas leak. pg&e received reports of a gas leak on all but dry. they've not been able to find the cause of the league but they say it does not appear to be spreading. there's no estimate for when the evacuating residents will be able to return home. >> for president george h. w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. he has been there since last month with what is being described as a stubborn fever. a spokesperson says the 88 year old is on an all liquid
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diet and has been and i see you sense sunday. he was originally admitted to the hospital for a bronchitis like cough there at the cop has improved with a fever is not the issue. >> the good news forumbers this morning we had a drop of a number of americans filing for unemployment last week. for the month we are at the lowest level for unemployment claims and nearly five years. the labor department said that weekly applications dropped to 350,000 and that's 10,000 fewer applicants than expected. the four week average at less also measure fell to a nearly five-year low of 356,750. the country is edging closer to follow up the fiscal cliff and there are no signs of a compromise between, between democrats and republicans. present obama returns to watching today
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after cutting as holiday vacation in hawaii short. house and senate members are expected to reconvene today as well. without a budget agreement automatic tax increases for every one and d spending has will be triggered in the next year. the main dispute continues to be over taxes. >> as the nation nears the fiscal cliff in hawaii is lieutenant governor is said to be sworn in to the senate today replacing the late senator daniel inouye. for a year old schatz is a former white democratic party chairman and lawmaker. he was chosen over u.s. rep colleen had help boost the home was suggested shortly before it and always death. >> not allowing the vast
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majority of the house of representatives to get what they want. if that to 50 would be brought up it would pass over. on any given day for the last five or six months since the giant banner could have passed tax cuts and it would pass. he is doing, he has made the decision that he does not won a vote on it. because if he voted on it it would pass. i have sat here mr. president is not too late for this eager to take up the senate-passed bill. that time is winding down. today is thursday, he is going to get 48 hours' notice of the house before they come back. 48 hours from today is saturday. with just that one
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vote middle-class families would have security that taxes would not go up by at least 20 to $100 by new year's day. that is the average, some would go up more some less of course. the speaker should call back to the house today, he should not have let them go. they are not here. they are not here. don beyer cares more about keeping his speakership than keeping the nation in a financial footing. >> everyone pointing fingers at who is the blame on or who gwho will cause us to go ovr the fiscal cliff. >> the senate are ready passed a bill that keeps tax cuts and placed on making for everyone making less than 250,000. the house of representatives had not even brought it up for a boat and it looks like they will not. this is the fastest and best
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chance to avoid the fiscal cliff. the senate bill has already been passed by the house of representatives not boating on it as speaker bay there is having a tough time running boats on any type of tax increase. >>
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>> welcome back. for national retailers are recalling more than 150,000
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"nap nanny " baby recliners. the recall covers the recliners generation 1 and 2 and the chilled model instant recliner sold between 2009 and 2012. if the recall comes after release five infants had died and dozens more have almost fallen out of the recliners. the consumer- products safety commission and warns that the nap nanny is dangerous defects in its decision and its design, instructing and warnings. the cpsc says that for retailers are voluntarily participated in the recall. >> toyota has settled the car owners over unintended acceleration in 2009 and 2010. the automaker has agreed to pay more than a billion dollars to install new safety features and
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compensate owners. trotter's us to toyota because the floor mats were getting stuck, causing their bills to accelerate. under the agreement, toyota will install a break-overwrite system. coming up in our next half hour we will have more on the settlement and what it means for the japanese auto maker. >> we will be right back. uú6
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>> welcome back. the time is now 7:14 a.m.. and lot of people are traveling this weekend. >> here is video this
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morning out of columbus, ohio. it is going to be a difficult place this morning for drivers to get to work. many roads are slick, cover with ice and snow. ohio could still pick up another injured to from the storm. the deaths from this storm toll is now up to 12 people. the storm dropped about a foot of snow and some parts of the northeast, a day after it dumped a record snowfall in arkansas and ruin the holiday travel plans from the region. and coastal areas, the storm is mostly bring in high winds and heavy rain. dozens of travelers were trying to make it home thursday after the fierce storm stranded them at airports or relatives' home or around the region. >> if your planning to make
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a trip to the sierra mountains anytime soon authorities want to remind drivers to make sure to have chains handy. if this affects drivers driving up on interstate 80 and highway 50. caltran advisers are still in effect. and for good reason, snow has been coming down along those highways and leaving behind slick and icy roads. the sierra atlantic center was also warning skiers to be especially cautious while also is a recent snowfall has caused a buildup of snow. >> we do not have changed restrictions for in a state 80 any more. you are also want to need your chains if
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you are using highway 80 this morning. we do see slick roads and snow showers are still possible for the afternoon. the temperatures are 10 degrees below average. as we head into the weekend will have more snow as we head into new year's day. we do have some more changes for the top hole area as well as the bay area. napa is 40 out the door and fremont is waking up to 42 degrees. as we take a look at that afternoon highs everyone will be and the low to mid 50s. >> in downtown san francisco was at 52 degrees and the same as for richmond. the high-pressure is in control briefly and we do have more wet weather on the way. futurecast 4 has a set for 8:00 a.m.. we will be dry and so we do not believe it
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was the more hazardous conditions. it will be mostly cloudy. the rain will be off shore. as we head into afternoon we do not see much more involved. it may just be a stray showers. if we do see moraine the chances are for tomorrow night. >> i think the mid peninsula and to the south will remain dry by 5:00 p.m.. showers will pick up as we head into the overnight hours. we do have the possibility of stray showers for saturday morning as well. it will start to clear up for saturday afternoon headed into sunday. we may have a 10th of an inch to 1/4. the morning fall on monday and a chance for showers as we
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linas we head into the new year. >> look at the bay bridge. the metering lights have not been activated. your ride to the san mateo bridge is usually at 22 minutes but today it is only as. looking atc mabs' you will see why we have incredibly light traffic. it is only 14 minutes from hercules to berkeley. there are no delays for westbound 24. even with a few accidents and ramp closures. with incidents that we have there is still and know slow traffic. the ride into the
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marin county is still light. >> after nearly its five weeks of waiting and preparing no. 24 san jose state faces a bowling green later today in the military bolt. the spartans, who are one of the hottest teams in the country, have won six in a row and recorded the school's first 10 win season and over 25 years. they will be without their coach that turned the program around, mike mcintyre. mcintyre less san jose state for colorado. the military goal is in washington d.c. a kickoff set noon. >> public safety officials in east palo alto say that emerges repairs to a levee that separated dozens of homes from the san francisco-quito creek are
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holding up. the creek or float on sunday night causing mandatory evacuations for seven homes. at least one home was damaged to the point of being uninhabitable. no further work has been scheduled. but the city continues to keep a close eye on the levee. >> all the rain over christmas-a down the southbound side of the upper great highway from lincoln avenue to slow boulevard. a spokesperson at the centers is the department of public works say that the rose flood because the drains cannot handle all the water, especially during a powerful storm. drivers are being forced to take the lower great highway route. the northbound side is still open. officials say that highway close about 60 times a year. it is not known when the southbound side will reopen. >> the storm also brought down a massive tree in the
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east bay. the one fell right on the footsteps of the delta and chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. however when the tree fell a loosen the soil of a neighboring treat the had terrible for safety reasons. >> santa rosa police are looking into how is 66 year- old woman died after being discovered floating in a pawn at an apartment complex. a family was having a christmas party atod lake apax on the body. the woman did not live at the complex. there is no indication of file play. investigators say that there is no indication of a connection with the woman's death. an autopsy and toxicology test will be conducted to help determine her calls. >> we will be right back.
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>> new this morning. the number law enforcement officers who died while on duty have declined this year. 127 federal, state and low officers have died while performing their duties so far this year. there were 165 deaths last year and 154
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in 2010. the majority of officers who died were either victims of traffic accidents or were shot. texas had the highest number of deaths at 10. followed by georgia with 8 and maryland and colorado both had this experience >> in world new lows. the victim of a brutal gang rape and new dell high has arrived in singapore for additional medical treatment, after her condition worsened. the 23 year-old woman was attacked in a new dell high bus last week. if the rape sparked widespread protests-and a government panel will be assembled to look into the crime and suggest ways to approved women's safety. >> south africa's presidency says that former president nelson mandela has been released from the hospital. the 94 year-old had been in
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the hospital since the beginning of this month. he was diagnosed with a lot of infection and also had a surgery to remove gall stones. a presidential spokesman says that mandela will receive more medical care in his job and spur home until he fully recovers. >> the u.s. department is criticizing a bill passed by russia's parliament to ban americans from adopting russian children. president about the miracle 10 says that he signed the measure. police and says that the ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier.
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>> more on this developing story this morning. one person is dead following an officer of ball issued and walnut creek. will tran joins us live periods in >> this is where the shots
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were fired at this apartment complex. they do not know at this point if it happens inside of the unit. this was about 3:13 a.m.. and i 11 call came in to authorities and they stated that they heard screaming in the background. officers brought in about six minutes and they received another call the shots were fired. one officer possibly to were not harmed by the gunshots. this came from one suspect so they're not looking for any additional suspects at this time. you see why this tree is a lot of people to get to their destinations. >> as far as this particular saying that will be here for some time. they continue to talk to witnesses and collect more evidence. what caused the officers to do this? >> is that if they do not know and that they will make
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a statement later. >> this person who was shot- that is their money misstated it was a woman or a man. they do not know whether this person lived in this complex are not. >> 7:30 a.m.. >> it is clear for now and we will continue to stay clear skies and sunshine into afternoon. the temperatures will be in the low 50s. it is pretty mild for this time of year. we will keep fair conditions or around and just moderate wins. tomorrow we will set the stage for more wets weather. the showers will begin later on in the evening hours stretching over night. the showers will continue as will wake-up of saturday morning. i will have a look at the new year's eve forecast coming
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up. >> as we look at the ride on the san mateo bridge it is a very much and just like the other bridges. it just has light traffic. there are no delays and non of the typical traffic or commute delays are in place. you will find an unusual like ride around the bay area. >> happening now. we have been following the fiscal cliff talks in washington. if this is a live look from the senate floor. treasury secretary timothy diner has told congress the government is on track to hit is bowery limit on monday and that he'll take " extraordinary measures as authorized by law " to postpone a government default. republicans have not been part of the " fiscal cliff " discussions in recent days suggesting much still
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needs to be done if a deal is to be struck and passed through congress by the end of the year. >> sam garner stated that the government may go out of money on december 31st. he stated that the government may not have enough to spend for next month. >> approval ratings for president obama and his cabinet are mixed. a new poll shows 52 percent of people surveyed approved of the president's performance while 43 percent disapprove. but as president joe biden's numbers are in line with the president. 54 percent approve of his job performance while 40 percent do not. first lady michelle obama has a 73 percent approval rating. all going secretary of state hillary clinton is also popular with a 66 percent approval
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rating. >> a new gallup poll shows a majority of americans supported stricter gun laws but most are against banning assault weapons. 58 percent of americans now say that they do support stricter gun laws. that is up from 43% in october 2011. 48% of the public say that they want to enforce current laws while 47 percent once the new legislation. the law to ban assault weapons which is backed by president obama has not gained much support since 2000 of 11 and october. 44 percent support the assault weapons ban what 51 percent are against it. >> education officials said santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws.
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the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition nationwide. if the vice-president is also asking for greater state and federal and investment in mental health care. >> a u.s. postal service mail carrier is accused of stealing thousands of pieces of mail and giving stolen credit cards to his friends. the men pleaded not guilty to several charges of identity theft, possession of stolen property and second-degree burglary on friday. authorities said least three accomplices used the stolen credit cards. >> alameda county's of bomb squad shut down this section of oakland in an attempt to remote old at&t. if this is video from abc 7 news. some residents were evacuated after police learned someone wanted to turn in some old at&t from world war 2. the
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bomb squad was called in to remove the more than 5 lbs. of the explosives. police also had to close off the 900 block of the 36 street at market. >> some mall shoppers and sacramento were set into a panic after they heard what sounded like gunshots. this was the scene yesterday shoppers ran from the art and fair mall. mall security say that the noise was actually coming from a brawl that broke out involving 20 people. officials say they found no evidence of a shooting. many stores went into lockdown, closing their metal gates when the fight started. police believe that sound so large signs falling over may have led people to report shots being fired.
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the mall has since been reopened for people involved in the brawl were arrested. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news. we will tell you what officials and newtown, connecticut are asking the public to stop sending gives to the community. will be right back.
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>> is 70 9:00 a.m.. newtown, conn. officials are stating that they do not want the public to send more gifts. the town is struggling to manage the gifts that they have received. cissus slate of the 20 students at the six faculty members near the two weeks ago, newtown has been indulged with gifts, from tens o of teddy bears, barbie dolls and soccer balls to flowers, artwork and school supplies. officials said they would be tell the best way that
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people can help the community after the " where houses full of items " are processed. >> the california highway patrol is reporting more than 1000 d.u.i. i arrests all just over the holiday weekend. the chp was a maximum enforcement mode starting on friday and ending at midnight on christmas night. statewide 1060 drivers were rested for driving under the influence. that is up from last year when 980 drivers were arrested for d.u.i. during the same period in the bay area, there were 151 d you why are rest. there were also three crashes that resulted in deaths. the chp reminds drivers always be a designated driver and always wear their safety belts. >> the bay area's fair way
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to ring in the new year is always with kron 4. if the biggest party some spectacular fireworks will be on kron 4 urs new year's allied show. this will be hosted by catherine heating and gary radnich. kron 4 urs new year's eve live stars at 11:30 p.m. on new year's eve. >> will be right back reporte
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>> welcome back. these are the top stories that we are following. investigators on the scene of an officer involved shooting and walnut creek. it happened in an apartment complex on creekside drive. if the call came in around 3:15 a.m. this morning. we will have another live report coming up. >> the country is inching closer to falling off the so-called " fiscal cliff " a series of tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effective 5 days. if this is a live look out of
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washington d.c.. house and senate members are rica meeting today. without a budget agreement, automatic tax increase is for everyone and deep spending cuts will be triggered in the new year. >> former president george h. a w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. mr. bush has been hospitalized there since last month with what is being described as a " stubborn fever ". a spokesman for his office said that the 88 year-old is on an all-liquid diet and has been in i c u since sunday. >> cleanup is underway in mobile, alabama this morning after its second tornado in a week. work crews cleared trees and a hard-head neighborhood yesterday were homes and businesses were damaged. a target with wind speeds up to 135 mi. per
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hour hit the city on christmas day. so far there have been no reports of serious injuries in mobile. >> parts of upstate new york are seeing a heavy snowfall. the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning until midday today. if there is also a forecast of a totaled eight to 12 in. of snow by tonight. for those of you are traveling on roads, new york state police and the dot have kept files out to keep roads open. drivers will still have to be cautious. forecasters expected the snow will turn to drizzle. this may cause a black ice on the road. >> snow is falling at a rate of 2 in. per hour and portions of vermont, new hampshire, and new york. we have also seen power outages
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but it looks like some of the active weather will start to subside as we head into the weekend. regardless, we do have several watches and warnings on the screen. most of these will expire by letter on this afternoon. this has been a major storm that has affected majority of the country. we did have some snow up in texas and target as it touched down in the southern areas. we will continue to monitor this. >> it is definitely cloudy and we are seen sunshine. it is 43 degrees out the door in hayward and as we head into afternoon there will be in the lower 50s. we do have some changes to talk about. high pressure is in control as of right now. futurecast 4 shows a there is rain on
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the way. there is that 50 percent chance and it determines where you are at. >> if we do see any showing it will be letter on t tonight. sunday may have morning fog as we head into monday. there will be a chance of showers for tuesday and wednesday and temperatures are a little bit woman sitting in the mid 50s. >> here is your snow ski report. there are hazardous conditions heading to the top zero area. make sure the to have your chains available. they are expecting four to six is four tf new snow. squaw valley is
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suddenly a area for bay area folks. >> i actually found some slow traffic on the peninsula. this is on interstate 280. if there is a stalled vehicle in the second line. this is having a minor impact on your ride. there was an accident report on 101 near sfo. the chp stated that is on right side and it is partially blocking the right-hand lane. this is just a little bit of slowing but not enough to concern yourself with an alternate route. you should be able to pass through with a minute or two in delays. >> your ride of the bay bridge is light as it gets. there is no backups or delays. the me realize have not been activated. the san mateo bridges drive with just 11 minutes. the golden
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gate bridge is dry. >> new this morning. u.s. consumer confidence has fallen this month driven down by fears of falling off the so-called fiscal cliff. the consumer confidence index fell to 65.1 this month down from 71.5 in november. that is the lowest level since august and outlook for the next six months has dropped to its lowest level since 2011. >> continuing to track gas prices across the bay area the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline remains at $3.60 an san francisco this morning. in the east bay the price it in oakland is $3.49 this morning. and in the south bay that average price in san jose is up 2¢ from yesterday at $3.50 a gallon. these prices compare to the
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state average of $3.52 here in california. >> toyota will pay more than $1 billion to compensate owners over a massive recall from unintended acceleration. millions of vehicles were recalled for faulty floor mats and other issues that coul cause sudden acceleration. alex a zolbert has more from tokyo. >> while the overall some may sound--analyst added that the automaker can handle this. >> it has been trying times ford toyota over the past few years. production plunged following their tsunami of last year. as they tried to recovery the
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supply chain hit another snag. this disrupted their manufacturing and thailand. in 2012 they saw even more recalls about 10 million in total. they do have rising tensions on the islands. while toyota up will certainly be looking for a small road ahead. they have shown that they are resilient. >> a man faces a drunk driving charges in vermont after he drove onto the lawn old home once owned by the co-founder of alcoholics anonymous. vermont state police said this 55 year old donald blood to the third but he was driving into a parking lot. the historic home was built in
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1852 and still posted several a eight meetings every week. blood has been ordered to appear in court next month. >> and reminder to catch a dr. phil right after the kron 4 morning news at 10:00 a.m.. we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. mayors and palo alto and madison, wisconsin are making a friendly bet on the outcome of the rose bowl. the stanford cardinals will take on the wisconsin badgers on january the first. if the losing mayor will wear the other teams that this door the common council meeting and was also display the flag of the winning team for a day. off
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the lows unsettle also planned a tree planted in honor of the winning team. >> forbes magazine has released its list of " the best actors for the book ". the top actors provided studios with the highest average return for their fans. actress natalie portman top the list provided more than $42 for every dollar she earns. " twilight " star chris then stored came and a second. bringing in more than $40. stores costars also made the top 10. robert patterson came in fourth with a return to more than $31 and taylor will honor was no. 6. making 29 and have dollars for the studio for every dollar that he was paid. >> will help the latest on
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the flood problems along part of the great highway in san francisco. fiscal cliff talks will resume this morning in washington. when will have a live look from the senate floor. also inside the office of one of the richest man is on the planet. warren buffett. those stories and much more when the kron4 morning news continues. >>
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>> compared to yesterday that the nasty weather would not be the case today. high- pressure is in control and we will continue to see the sunshine and dry weather. not only this afternoon but clear conditions will continue into the evening hours. satellite and radar pictures look like mainly active whether it has shifted too our east. we are dry for now but we have changes to talk about as another storm is headed in our direction. i will break down full details and walk you through future cast four and my next report. >> it continues to be a
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pretty good ride even though we had a few minor incidents on the peninsula. they have cleared up now and the bay bridge ride and has a light traffic and no meat during lights. the quick check commute shows we're dealing with much much lighter than usual traffic. you'll not find any of the usual commute delays. one person is dead following officer related shooting in walnut creek this morning. will tran is live on the scene. >> the contra costa county sheriff's department is also handling this investigation. i will then just a little closer to show you the complex. at around 315 a @ 8911 phone call from a woman screaming. officers came out and they found the suspect at this point they're not saying why the officers felt threatened but they shot at this person.
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they are not even telling us whether this person is a man or a woman. many of the people that live here at the time were sleeping. we had a chance to talk to him and this is what he said. >> i woke up to the sound of just a loud bang sound. i did not know if it was a gunshot or someone hitting metal with a rock. that was about it. >> did you hear screaming before what you just described? >> no i was asleep. i had just woken up. >> when i saw the police tape i thought it was a joke. i saw that the police were actually here. my wife came out and she does not feel safe here now. >> this is a huge apartment complex and you can see the yellow tape stretches maybe about 300 ft. down in this direction. they're going door-to-door talking to any potential witnesses. they do
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not know if the suspect was at the apartment complex but they should give us an update about 90 minutes from now. i had a chance to talk to the captain of the walnut creek police department and ask you questions including what prompted these officers to feel threatened enough to fire at these persons and their response was i do not know at this time. hopefully will get more informations. >> harry reid speaking in the last hour from the floor of the senate. he said it appears the country is headed over the so-called fiscal cliff because of lack of progress in bipartisan talks. he stressed for republicans to come up with a plan that both houses could pass and the president could sign. >> new year's eve is fast approaching and for decades and decades the american people have watched the ball drops in times square. the countdown to midnight, the start of the new year. the
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american people are waiting for the ball to drop. americans and taxes are approaching the walt wrong direction. on the first of this year americans will have less income than they have today. if we go over the cliff, and it looks like that's where we're headed the house of representatives as we speak have four days left after today for this year. the speaker has to give them 48 hours notice. i can't imagine their consciences. wherever they are around the country. we are here trying to get something done. >> so what happens in five days when the tax cuts expires? most americans will see 4 percent more taken out
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of their paychecks with the cuts expiry on the ears. we're coming up on five days until the deadline. president obama has called majority leader read as well as the house speaker and democratic leader nancy pelosi. watching wall street we have good news with unemployment. the number of americans filing for unemployment dropped. after senator reid made the comment that we would go over the fiscal cliff is starting to slide. >> former president h. w. bush is in intensive care in
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a houston hospital this morning. he has been hospitalized since last month with what was described as a stubborn fever. pete is on and all liquid diet and has been an the east i see you since sunday. he was hospitalized recently with a broad patterns like cough but now it is the persistent fever. thursday and traffic is nice and light. it is still chilly this morning we are looking for a high of just 52 this afternoon.
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>> for national retailers are recalling knapp nannies. the recall comes after five infants have died and dozens more have fallen out of these recliners. the knapp nanny has serious defects. >> the layout has settled car owners over unintended acceleration and 29 and 2010. the auto maker has agreed to pay more than a billion dollars to install new safety features and compensate owners. driver said toyota because floor mats for getting stock
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causing their vehicles to accelerate. under the angry meant to area will install a break override system. starbucks come together campaign is the coffee shops public stance on would be the fiscal cliff. the start icl as workers at its 120 d.c. area stores to write come together on the coffee cups they serve today and tomorrow. he says of the way to " send our elected officials a respectful but potent message urging them to come together to find common ground " i don't know how pay five bucks for a cup of coffee will help people come together but i now. >> sam franciscthe year-over-yee
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in oakland and ran is 11.6%. sit francisco is 5.8% and the number one spot goes to houston tx to cite one year rise in rent at 16.8%. we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. the mt. tam cam shows eyes brightening in the bay area. it will finally be a dry day bay area white.
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>> the time is 814 and it is a big travel week. we have the big snowstorm or the weekend, rain or the weekend. that storm is not right here. in the north east dropping a lots of snow centrally in northern pennsylvania parts of new england and new york. they're expecting more than a foot of snow on top of what they already got the last couple of days there. also several winter storm warnings are in the fact that so travel delays are expected out of airports in the new england errant area and especially. going to video over in columbus ohio. that would be a difficult
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place this morning especially for drivers to get to work. many roads are slick and covered with ice and snow. that does not look fun, especially that early in the morning. all hail could pick up another injured to from the storm and the death toll so far is up to 12 people. the storm dropped about a foot of snow and some parts of the norris at north east and an arkansas bay had a record snowfall. it also ruin the holiday travel for folks around that area. coastal areas are also getting mostly just heavy winds and high rain. hopefully they'll be able to dig out and get to their destinations in the next day or two. >> if you're planning on making a trip to the sierra authorities want to remind you to have your chains with you all times. caltrans advisory's art and the fact
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and the snow isn't coming down for several days now. the sierra avalanche center was also warning skiers to be especially conscious while held since the recent snowfall a buildup of snow. there been two deaths in the sierra due to avalanches. erica kato has been watching this year with more to expect coming up >> good morning and we do have some slick roads if you're headed in that direction. i have spoken with caltrans and there is no change at an affect on highway 80. it looks like we will see snow showers into the afternoon and temperature is technically above normal. sweeping fog is certainly a possibility not only for today but tomorrow as well and into the weekend. people that went up to tahoe this week are really enjoying conditions. i will have a
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look at your snow bomb .com ski report later on this hour. this is our mt. tam cam and it is clear out there, as well as study. temperatures are starting to warm, 43 for san jose 43 for concord. livermore upper 30's and san carlos is waking up to 46 degree weather. afternoon highs, everyone the same boat. everyone right around the 53 degree mark. it really depends on where you're located. 52 for concord san francisco richmond and 54 in oakland. satellite and radar show high pressure is in control for now. heading into tomorrow at will change and we will talk about that future cast four predicts by 8:00 we will not see too much but just a lot clouds associated with this system. all around 1:00 p.m.
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we're not saying too much, just a mite right around santa rosa and maybe highway 1 01. you will have to use your windshield wipers know. there is some pressure approaching ought ocean beach and showers will start to ramp up as we head into the evening hours, 5:00 p.m.. you want to drive with caution on the richmond freeway and the richmond stammer fell bridges was the golden gate bridge looks like a pack ice under heavy rain. it looks like the rest of the bay area will be dry until later on and to the overnight hours. we will increase the chance for a scattered showers but pretty light in nature. the showers was thought to clear up as we head into saturday afternoon. really just a slim chance for rain was sunny conditions on tap for sunday. we could see some local the dense fog on monday morning and showers
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are a possibility as we bring in the new year. 8:19 a.m. and here is traffic with george. >> we are taking a look at the peninsula on highway 92 just west of 280 near skyline boulevard. an accident in the westbound direction is affecting both east and west lanes of highway 92. one way traffic control there. to or from half moon bay and from interstate 280 you are likely to encounter a short delay. otherwise we're still looking at a great ride around the bay area. white traffic at all of the bay bridges. the metering lights have not been activated and we still have an exceptionally light traffic here at the san mateo bridge. no slow traffic within 11 minutes drive time and either direction. here is a look at the golden gate bridge it looks like we had a friend on the camera there for a while. the live look is good, but nothing in the way of a delay here. the 1
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01 commute coming from marin county. >> portions of the great highway and san francisco flooded during tuesday night's strong storm. every time a car goes by you could see both sides feel the with water. both sides use the center divider to get by. >> the clothes are have been roughly 60 times a year, according to the severance as the department of public works. they say that the highway either floods or too much sand blows across southbound lanes from the beach making it hazardous for drivers. this time in excess of the amount of rain water prompted officials to shut down the southbound lanes between lincoln ave and slow boulevard. it was said the drains could not have all the water from tuesday's storm. the northbound side is open to traffic. unsuspected
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lawrence r. been forced to take a street that runs in the residential area. people that live nearby say they're tired of the lanes closing and what the city to take action and fix the problem. >> may be that they could add some drainage for the water. >> it is not known when the sell side will reopen. >> after nearly five weeks of waiting in preparing no. 24 san jose state faces bowling green later today and the military will. the spartans were the hottest team in the country have 16 the rowan record the start schools first 10 win season in over 25 years. they will be without their coach that turn the program around back mike mcintyre. he led san jose state for colorado and the military bulls in washington d.c. and kickoff is at noon.
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a live look and you can see of president obama just arriving. he left his vacation early to return to washington to work on the fiscal cliff we are getting closer to the end of the year. we will carry that live as the president of parts and a few moments. coming up on the years east, ring in the new year with kron4. it starts at 1130 on new year's eve.
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emma a live look front and is based and maryland. president obama cutting his vacation short a comeback for the fiscal cliff tops. the senate is open for business and senate majority leader urging speaker of the house to pass the senate version. it keeps the taxes from going up on americans making less than $250,000 a year. speaker banner has already had problems trying to get the deal past to raise taxes on of americans making over $8 million a year. the $250,000 limit will not fly. >> sent this three
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authorization it goes right to the president that if we except the house bill and get it signed. if it goes past the first of the program goes down. the program is interrupted. this is important. it has the support of national security the attorney general air coulter and other national security officials who have made clear as to the importance of this. at this time following my remarks i would like to enter the letters into the record. >> here on the floor the senate it is getting back to work trying to get the house to attending. president obama just getting off of air force one right now. he has already made phone calls to all of the house and senate leaders trying to get this deal done before the end of the year. senate majority leader read speaking a short time ago
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saying he is it appears likely we're going over the fiscal cliff. over that news we sauce starts beginning to drop and the dow industrial average down seven points. we call it a fiscal cliff and it looks like we're going off the end of this cliff. most americans will not feel the effect of this but on your first paycheck you will probably get about a 4 percent cut. because the irs does not know what at the congress is doing they're not instructing employers on what to do just yet. >> we will be back in just a couple of minutes.
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>> calling this developing story this morning in walnut creek. a person is dead after an officer involved
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shooting at an apartment complex during the early morning hours in walnut creek. will tran is there live gathering information and he done this with an update on the end destination.investigation. thist east of 680 and walnut creek. we have a shot up now and let's check in with well. >> you can see police officers are still on the scene and they are allowing people leave the complex to go to work in school as they continued to hopefully talk to witnesses to find out what happened. it started at 313 a m one they got a 911 phone call. they were listening to the call and all the sudden i heard a woman screaming in the background. at this point we don't know the was a woman was actually making a phone call that was screaming or some was in the background was screaming. they responded in that was when they confronted a suspect.
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shots were fired, the suspect did not fire any shots at the police officers. at what ever reason the officers felt threatened and that shot at him and we do not know it was a man or a woman so we would say it was a suspect. they felt threatened up to is to this particular suspect was taken to the hospital and later died there. they are still here and they do not know at this point whether or not there was a gun next to the suspect but the police suburban has been telling us that there trying to keep was updated all morning. the seven other update and about an hour from now. as far as police officers they're not telling is how many years of combines and experience they have. you can see this is a huge seed not only here but the yellow tape stretches down the apartment complex. they're going door- to-door talking to people and we talked to one person this morning who said he was asleep at the time and he
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heard several what appeared to be shot or banging of metal. he looked out and that was when he saw the police officers. hopefully we will have more information for you later this morning. >> the time is 832 and we want to get a look at the weather. it looks nice outside, it is nice to see the sun after the rain. >> only at it is beautiful daria. it is a clear start to the morning. it will stay that way as we head into the afternoon with dry and pleasant conditions. this is thanks to high pressure that is in control briefly because we have changes to talk about in the form of wet weather. showers will develop tomorrow later and will stretch into overnight as a residual rain as we wake up on saturday. cool and dry conditions as we head into sunday. satellite and radar show high pressure and control and a lot of wet weather that we dealt with
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yesterday has already strained its way east. rain on the way in i will keep your future cast four coming up in my next report. it is a 33 a and then on to traffic with george. >> we take a look at the golden gate bridge which has been very light this morning and continues that way. we have an accident here and there but even with them we are not looking at anything in a way of heavy traffic for your ride this morning. especially if you have a normal commute route to take. you'll find lighter than usual conditions and faster than normal drive times. >> and bay area headlines the woman accused of killing a grandmother and a drunk driving accident at the twin peaks look out made her first court appearance. 23 year-old gina eunvce is accused of a hit and run, drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter. she heard three people and killed 56 year old yuee y
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ao who was visiting her new grandchild from china. the judge sat at unisys bail at $2 million. if she posted she must wear a scram device to make sure she does not drink and she is not allowed to drive. she will be back for our arraignment on december 31st. approval ratings for president obama and his cabinet i mixed. a new poll shows 52 percent of people surveyed approve of the president's performance while 43 percent disapprove. vice-president joe biden number is wet and art but in line with the president. 54 percent approved is the performance of 40 percent do not. presley michelle about has a 73 percent approval rating. >> and delta also the majority of americans support stricter gun laws but mostly against banning assault weapons. 58 percent
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of americans now say they support stricter gun laws and that is up from 43% in october 2011. the american public is split on enforcing existing gun laws instead of passing new ones 46% of the public wants and forced her loss of 47 once new legislation. education officials and officials at santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunitions nationwide. the vice president is also asking for greater state and federal investment and mental health care. police shut down 37 street between market and linden street and evacuate to the place to
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>> let's go live to the senate floor listening to california senator dianne feinstein. >> if you go into a classified room and read you these reports any member has access to that review. secondly and accounting of the number of united states person subsequently disseminated by that element and response to requests for identities that were not referred to by name or title in the original reporting. you can read you that. third the number of targets that were later determined to be located in the united states and to the extent possible weather communications of such targets were reviewed. you can go in that room and review that. for a description of any procedures and developed by the head of such elements of the intelligence community
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and approved for the director of national intelligence to the extent to which acquisitions under 702 acquired communication of u.s. persons that may result in such of benson. it goes on and on then there is the semi annual report, every six months the aeg is required to fully informed the congressional intelligence and judiciary committees concerning the implementation. there is a whole list of things that must be reviewed and recounted on. then there is a semi annual attorney general review every six months. there is provision of documents related suit significant construction or interpretation of sizing. i would ask that this list be made part of the record.
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thank you very much >> we are listening and live to what is going on in washington d.c.. the lawmakers are trying to find a way to avert the fiscal cliff. that is why the president landed a short time ago within the last 50 minutes. >> a gamut of issues with the senate showing their open for business right now. trying to show up the house of representatives which is it that difficult. we'll be right back.
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>> is 845 right now >> is still pretty cold we are seeing plenty of sunshine from the james lick freeway camera. here are the numbers 37 and vallejo 39
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out the door in fairfield. still cold in some spots, santa rosa has climbed to 43 degrees. mid-40s out the door and richmond in oakland as well. livermore is still holding onto a 39 degree weather. taking a look at afternoon highs it looks like everyone is kind of hovering around 53 degrees. we could lose or gain a degree depending on where you are located. 54 expected for oakland 524 richmond and downtown san francisco and the low 50s. high pressure is really in control and we will see sunshine and dry weather in the bay area for today. we do have changes to talk about it will start to break apart. we will see more in the way of cloud cover waking up tomorrow morning. at 8:00 with a lot of people are on the roads the freeway should be good. i don't think you'll need to use
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your windshield wipers. it's like later on and a day are around 1:00 p.m. possibly some light rain around santa rosa. he does seem moisture off shore and it is making a beeline for san francisco. 5:00 p.m. your evening ride home could be a messy one. yellow indicates moderate to heavy rain. the richmond san rafael and golden gate bridge could see hazardous driving conditions for the east shore freeway. this is really only affecting the northern half of the bay area. it looks like we're still drive for the peninsula and most of our east bay shoreline. by conditions in san jose. continuing to push o'clock in the motion, is that scattered showers in the overnight hours that taper off on saturday morning. 7 day around the bay so this is certainly not a rainmaker though last friday and to saturday. we will see i rain and
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sunday morning fog locally dense. and we may have a chance for showers as we bring in the new year. that is the bay area for caught cast and here is the snow, out comes the report. if your head in that direction bring your chains. nothing to say for interstate 80 but you will need them for 50 and 88. alpine meadows a base to of up to a hundred and 4 in.. homeboy did not get that much in the way of new snow but their base is up to 89 in.. at squaw valley has a base of 60 to 127 in.. 16 to 20 in. of new snow in the past 24 hours. >> we have been tracking an accident on the peninsula at highway 92 near skyline boulevard. a crash occurred in the westbound lane is affecting traffic and all
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lanes. the crash is cleared but there is a little residual slowing headed east bound up the hill that will clear fairly shortly. we have been looking at very light traffic conditions around the bay area. i can't remember when we had so many straight days a week together and light traffic. this is given a break to a lot of folks who would otherwise be driving around. the san mateo bridge has been delayed for it all morning long and it is trouble-free and eliminate commute in both directions. the golden gate bridge ride is great with no slowing or congestion for the southbound ride from marin county. >> it is not everyday that you did the door of the office of the richest man and a plan that and arguably the best investor of our time. warren buffett did reporter poppy harlow just that showing around his modest office in birds are hathaway's omaha nebraska headquarters.
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>> history on the walls of legendary investor warren buffett's office. >> my first partners were in may of 1956. i type this myself. these are my partners at the time. this is my father-in-law and that is my roommate and his mother and that is my not dallas. that is her has beehas been. we invested that members are have the way. we had about 500 million. i did very well as small amounts of money in 1964. >> buffett's m zero for investing. this 1901 york times article reminds him daily of an important investment. >> we never borrow a lot of
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money. the first campaign i got really active and was when i was 10 years old in 1940. my dad thought of roosevelt got elected we would not have another election. >> a republican in his early years he now leads left and is a big obama supporter. >> i thought it was funny i got the presidential medal of freedom. that is my dad's campaign picture when he was 39 years old running for congress in 1932. this is his desk and i sat on it when i was a kid, 10 years old. >> this is my favorite thing in your office. >> there's a lot of things that go and there but the real problem is a lot of people don't realize it. >> then there are the fun things like the model of
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grover given to him by students from caltech. also the mock spot sports illustrated cover. >> i have never been anything more than a water boy. >> no e-mail may perhaps be the secret to buffett's success. >> no e-mail for the richest man in the world. here's a look from our mt. tam cam and it should be a pretty nice day. lots of sunshine looking down the coast right now. enjoy it because more rain is on the way. we will have more on the forecast coming up. also you can bring in the new year right here on kron4. the only local show with live fire worked around the bay posted by katharine heenan and gary radnich.
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>> the california highway patrol reported over a thousand you why arrest those this weekend. they went to a maximum and force the most ferry on friday and ended midnight on christmas night. statewide 1060 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence and that is up from last year from 980 drivers. in the bay area there were 151 arrests. the see if she reminds drivers to always use the designated driver and to always wear a seatbelt. >> there is another chp. of maximum enforcement for new year's. if you plan on drinking do not get behind the wheel have a designated driver get a taxi to get you
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home safely. mayors in palo alto and madison wisconsin are making a friendly bet on the outcome of the rose bowl. the stanford cardinal will take on the wisconsin badgers on january 1st. the losing mayor will where the other teams had during the common council meeting and also display the flag of the winning team for the day. it also plan a tree in honor of the winning team. >> forbes magazine has released its list of best actress for about a top actors provided city as with the highest average return for their films. natalie portman top the list providing more than 42 does for every dollar she earns. twilight sacristan story came in close second in more than $40. rubber keypads and came in for the return of more than $31 and taylor lot there was no. 6. he made 29 and a half dollars to the studio for every dollar he was paid.
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coming up we are watching weather and traffic for you here in the bay area with the sunshine. you're contending was no and sierra as you're trying to get to be fresh powder in tahoe. plus the rest of the country got snows the arms to as you can see a new york. we will be right back.
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>> (male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. >> kron 4 news at 9:00 a.m. starts now. >> thanks for joining us on thursday december 27th. >> a person is dead after an officer involved shooting will have the latest on investigation. >> for president george and spell your bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital after a setback. >> christmas vacation is over in washington president obama now returning from a wihawaii and attentive to avert fiscal cliff. >> we have called it to
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outside let us get to a high janu. >> we are getting a dry break from the storm weather we've been dealing with. >> sunlight glints sun and clouds in the afternoon we will continue to see dry conditions. as the evening mostly clear conditions chilly temperatures once again. >> we do have wet weather on the way i will tell you about it in my next forecast. for now a quick check of the traffic with george. >> we are serious in light ride for the bay area. no traditional commute patterns. >> the bay bridge ride tells the whole story. >> and the east before highway 4 and interstate 580 will find nothing in the way of a typical commute pattern. >> is a light is right around the bay. >> @ developing story we are following out walnut creek officer shooting ended with the death of the suspect. >> kron fours wealth tran
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has news source. >> police are writing to the scene collecting evidence. here is video close into the scene that allow us to get a bit closer to show you the apartment complex. >> this happened around 3:13 a.m.. officers came out and ran across a suspect. something happened between the officers and the suspect so the officers felt threatened. >> they fired at the suspect. the suspect was taken to the hospital and later died. >> off all morning long i've talked to the captain of a walnut creek police department. acton several questions here's my interview with him at 7:00 a.m. this morning. >> it probably was a female but i do not have any other informations. >> there was screaming in the background. i do not know if the caller was screaming. >> were you able to locate the person did this? >> i do not have that impression. >> would move there
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anything found the suspects body? >> i cannot ask that question. bein >> i do not have that information. >> i do not know. >> of the name of the suspect has not been released but a plateau in a news conference at 9:30 a.m. this morning. hopefully by then they will have an update on this particular situation. he could not even tell me whether or not the suspect had a gun next to the body or the gender of the suspect. >> in about 25 minutes and now we will get more permission on what happened. >> they will continue to be here is for the investigators the most of the day. >> know this morning senate majority leader harry reid spoke about an hour ago and said the country appears to be headed over the so-called fiscal cliff because of a lack of progress in the partbipartisan talks.
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>> reed stressed it is up to congressional vote is to come up with a plan that both houses would pass and president obama would sign. >> for decades and decades the american people have watched the ball drops in times square. the countdown to midnight. this year the american people are waiting for a ball to drop but not a good ball. americans' taxes are approaching the wrong direction. come the first of this year, americans will have less income they have today. if we go over the cliff, it looks like that is or where headed. the house of represent is as we speak has four days left after today. they are not here. the speaker has not told in
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the they have 48 hours notice. >> if i cannot imagine their consciousness. we are here trying to get something done. >> if nothing is done the bush era tax-cut expire at the end of the year. plus a 2% payroll tax how they will expire as well. >> the american family will release 4% more their paycheck to taxes if no deal is reached by the end of the year. >> also sharp spending cuts will kick in. >> we have >guidner warning about the u.s. debt ceiling- to-timothyguidnr. >> white house as president obama has made several phone calls to congressional leaders to talk about the fiscal cliff. >> the present call harry reid as well as house speaker john baker, senate
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republican leader mitch mcconnell and house democratic leader nancy pelosi. >> mr. obamas because of four leading for his christmas vacation last night. >> former president george h. w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. >> mr. bush's been hospitalized there since last month with what is being described as a stubborn fever. >> spokesman for its office said that the 88 year-old involved all liquid diet and has been in i see you sunday. >> busch sr. was originally a minute to the hospital for bronchitis like cough. the cough has improved but now the fever is the issue. >> off the mount tam cam shows the view down the coast. we are getting ready for more rain. we will have an update on forecast coming [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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welcome back for national retailers are recalling more than 150,000 nap nanny baby recliners. >> the recall covers ma [ mammu generations went to end the chill model if it requires sold between 2009
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and 2012. >> the recall comes after at least five infants have died and dozens more of almost all of the recliners. >> the consumer products said the commission was at annap nanny has a defect in its design instructions and warnings. >> the cpsc says the four retailers are voluntarily to spreading in the recall. >> toyota has settled car owners over unintended acceleration in 2009 and 2010. >> the olmec let's agree to pay more than a billion dollars to install new safety features and compensate dollars. >> driver's suit toyota because formats are getting stuck, causing the vehicles was all right. >> of the big rig, toyota will install a break override system. >> we're getting a look is more in starbucks come together campaign. >> it is the coffee shops public stance on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> the ceo as workers at its
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one under 12 d.c. area stores to write come together on the coffee cups desert today and tomorrow pre. >> in all prices may still be recovering, but the price of rentals have skyrocketed and many u.s. cities, especially oakland and san francisco. >> they are among the top-10 highs rental spikes of 2012. >> san francisco that the no. 10 spot, while oakland comes in at number two. >> according to the sea in in report, oakland fire research, partly fuelled by renters priced out of san francisco, which is still becoming the tech talent. >> this year over year rise in oakland was a 11.6%. >> in san francisco is 5.8%. >> the number one spot goes to houston, at 1648%. we back with more on your weather traffic news. >>
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good morning. the time is 914. >> folks are are trying to get out. we have a big block of the nnorth east. the saints know that caused conditions for the sierra nevada. >> northern pennsylvania parts of new england and upstate you're going affected by the weather. flight 7 later canceled.
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>> winter storm warnings are in effect and also the storm will head farther north to canada some time tonight and into tomorrow. >> we have video or parts of the area are seeing heavy snowfall. we mentioned there was a winter storm warning issued for to day until midday. >> also forecasting is called a to 12 in. of snow by tonight. so far as been 15 storm related deaths. >> for those traveling on roads, new york state police and the department of transportation had kept plows out to keep the roads open. >> a southwest airlines air plane veered off the runway at new york's long island airport. >> nobody was hurt. >> driver's will still have to be cautious. >> forecasters expect the snow to turn to drizzle. that may cause black eyes out on the road. >> the storm gets to canada late night and tomorrow. >> thank-you anny. if you
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are heading up to the sierras your advice to changing times. here is a look at donner lake the roadway is wet. >> for the time being snow is expected on and off. be prepared for the possibility of being stuck for hours. have the appropriate clothing. >> leaving behind slick by zeros. >> this year have led center was also warning skiers to be especially cautious while out since the reasons no- fault has caused a buildup of snow. >> sang on the subject of the sierra hazardous weather. it will dry out this evening. 10 the degrees below normal.
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>> back to the bay area plenty of sunshine. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as dry weather today. as for temperatures everyone is out and 30's and to the 40's. >> upper '40's and oakland. 48 degrees currently in redwood city. temperatures are warming to manage the low 50s today. some places are getting close to mid- 50s, santa rosa, oakland, vallejo getting 54 degrees. low 50s indebted city. >> half moon bay at 52 degrees. we do have high pressure off the coast that is what is keeping us try to day. tomorrow we do have wet weather on the way. >> to ma morning many cloudy. in the afternoon hours of by 1:00 status showers in the north bay and santa cruz mountains. pushing in about 5:00 in the evening moderate downpour from stanford's is go to san rafeal. as well as santa rosa. into the overnight hours it will grow more widespread it will last into
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your weekend. >> saturday morning we will deal with scattered showers. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows it will dry off by saturday afternoon. sunday will be a dry one. as we head into tuesday and wednesday we do have showers pushing back into our forecast. that was the check on your weather now lead us to check on the traffic with george. >> thank you janu. >> we're looking at like traffic conditions. the bay area bridge is light and has been like this all morning. no mere lights or delays. problem free on the upper deck. that is how it looks elsewhere. take for example the san mateo bridge 11 minute drive time flight traffic, no delays on the approach. or along the bay shore where it intersects with the san mateo or the dumbarton bridges. >> the golden gate bridge ride looks great as well. we're looking at pretty good conditions drop these bay. as a pick up the traffic map south shore the ride on 580 westbound. no delays drop the altamonte pass the dublin interchange or into
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the cast go about it as you head down to 38. >> thank you george. it is a much better picture today whether wise and trouble lies here on the great highway in san francisco. look at the flooding from tuesday night's storm. >> you can see the spray of water from the bottle. this is the northbound side of lincoln ave. both plans were filled with water. use the center divider to pass. >> kron fours reggie kumar shows us what is the close the south side. >> a spokeswoman said the upper great highway either flood or too much sand blows across south bound lanes from the beach making it has driver's. >> this time an excessive amount of rain water caused officials to shut down the southbound lane between lincoln ave. >> the drain could not have
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all the water from tuesday's storm. however, the northbound side is open to traffic. for an unsuspecting motorists are being forced to take the lower great highway route which rose residents area. >> some live nearby said they're tied of the lanes closing the what the city to take action and finally fix the problem. >> i don't know how we can fix the same situation. but the water maybe yes, they could at some training. >> is not known when thdrain. >> a wildlife official says an endangered whale has died after getting stranded on a beach and coastal enclave of new york city. >> the animal was first discovered wednesday morning reached on the bay side of breezy point, a queens neighborhood ravaged by super storm sandy. the whale was alive but severely
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emancipated. >> the well later drifted away at high tide and offshore again thursday morning. >> let's take a live look outside a lot of sunshine in very light traffic here of the san mateo bridge.
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welcome back. new this morning the number of law- enforcement officers died in the line of duty is down. one to 27 federal, state and local offices and died while performing their duties so far this year. >> there were one under 65 deaths last year and 154 in 2010. >> the majority of officers and got rid of big of a traffic accident or shot. >> taxes at the eyes of our debt at 10, followed by
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georgia with eight, and maryland and colorado both weeks 6. >> the victim of a brutal gang rape in new delhi has arrived in singapore for additional medical treatment, after her condition worsened. >> with a to a bureau of attack in a new delhi bus last week. >> police have arrested six suspects. direct sparked widespread protests in government panel will be assembled to look into the crime as does ways to improve save the. >> the south africa's president sis says former president nelson mandela's release from the hospital. >> the 94 year-old astronauts was the beginning of this month. >> was diagnosed with lung infection and also had surgery to remove gallstones. >> he is at home and his job had as are all expected to recover fully. >> the u.s. state bar is criticizing a bill passed are russia's parliament to ban americans from adopting russian children.
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>> president vladimir putin says he will sign the measure. >> he says the bill is a response to a new u.s. law that calls for sanctions against russians were found to be violating rights. >> the state promises americans adopted more than 60,000 children and the past 20 years. >> coming up on the kron 4 news more newsletter headlines.
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>> back to the kron 4 morning news. a look at our mount tam cam. we are keeping an eye on bay area weather this morning. >> off also following a developing story out of walnut creek a person is dead after an officer involved shooting. >> kron 4 is will tran has been on the scene throughout the morning as the investigation continues. >> officers are collecting evidence hoping to talk to potential witnesses. they're not looking for additional suspects. this all started at around 3:13 a.m. with a 911 phone call in the course of the conversation that theory woman screaming. officers quickly came out to the scene, in fact six of minutes later there were reports of shots fired. the
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shot came from the police officer. at this point we do not know what prompted the police officers to feel threatened enough to fire at the suspect. we do not know if it was a man or a woman involved. or if the person lived at the apartment complex. the officers were on injured. reporting from walnut creek will tran . kron 4 news. >> will check of with janu and see how things are going this morning. >> blue skies and plenty of sunshine. a break from the wet weather we have been dealing with. dry conditions, however, it would not last long. it will last into the week in and saturday cool dry conditions in store. but as the quick check of the traffic with george. >> the result find this morning. there have been a few incidents but nothing creating a hot spot. you will find conditions very much like we have watched all morning long. for the
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rest of the commuter around the bay area you will find sual conditions. the traditional commute patterns. >> thank you georgian bay area headlines now the woman accused of killing a grandmother in a drunk driving accident at the twin peaks look out as a matter first court appearance. 23 year-old gina eunice is accused of heading off and running, drop in driving and vehicular manslaughter. >> the accident heard three people and killed 56 droveyear old yuee yao less here visit a branch of regina. >> the judge said uses bill that $2 million. >> it should post she must wear a scramble by statute to make sure she doesn't drink got caught and is not allowed to dry. >> he will be arraigned in court december 31st. >> approval ratings for
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president obama and his cabinet are mixed. >> a new poll shows 52 percent of people surveyed approve the president's performance while 42 percent disapprove. >> vice president joe biden numbers are in line with present. 54 percent approve of his job performance of 4% not. >> first lady michelle obama has 72 percent approval rating. outgoing secretary of state your clinton is also popular with the 66 percent approval rating. >> education officials at santa cruz city schools are expected to consider resolution next month calling for stricter gun control laws. >> the school board's vice president stretching a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition to nationwide. >> the vice president is also asking for greater state and federal invest and in mental air. >> the school board will urge the area's nine other school districts to pass similar resolutions. >> a u.s. postal service
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military accused of stealing mail and given credit cards to france is going to court today. >> he is said to have stolen the mail from the area of devon shire avenue in san carlos. authorities say at least three accomplices used the stolen credit cards. >> allen accounted bomb squad shut down a section opens in an attempt to remove all tnt. >> this is video from abc
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seven new spirit police shut down the 37 street between market and london streets. >> some residents were evacuated after police learned someone to turn in some old tnt four or two. >> the bomb squad was called in to remove all the more than 5 lbs. of explosives. >> police also at the close of the 900 block of 36 street at market. >> some mall shoppers and sacramento were sent to a panic after hearing what sounded like gunshots. >> this was the scene yesterday a shoppers ran from the are in fear mall. >> of the criticism as i saw it coming from a massive brawl that broke out involving 20 people. >> official said they found no evidence of a shooting. >> many stores went lot now, closing their metal gates, when the fight started. >> police believe the sound of a large sign falling over may have led people to report shot being fired. >> the smallest since
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reopened in for people involved in the brawl were arrested. >> the time is 9:33 a.m. the california highway patrol is reporting more than 1000 d.u.i. arrest of just over the weekend. >> the chp was in maximum force and most starting on friday and ended at midnight on christmas night for. >> statewide 1006 driver's were arrested for driving under the influence. >> that is up from last year when 980 driver's or arrested for driving under the influence during the same period >> in the bay area, there were one under 51 d.u.i. arrest. >> there also three crashes that result in deaths. the chp reminder driver's always use a designated driver had always wore a seat belt. >> our combined focus on d.u.i. in force and has comincrease the number of rest. >> the next chp. maximum
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force of will be on next week for new year's. >> so, if you plan on drinking to get behind the wheel instead at a designated driver or in a taxi to drive you home safely. >> continue to track gas prices across the bay area. the average price for a gallon of gas remains at $3.60 instead for cisco. >> 3049¢ in oakland. >> and up 2¢ from yesterday at $3.50 a gallon san jose. >> these prices compared to the state average of $3.52 [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. with the year about over no. 10 apple. the
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first year without jobs. the company is trying to prove under the new ceo things that we didn't even know we need it that people would buy. >> #9 the u.s. stock market despite the worries about the fiscal clift the stock market has had a great year. too bad you missed out. the rest of us has been worried about the fiscal cliff. >> #8 facebook ipo. hundreds of lives of people like facebook but investors did not on its first day of at a public company. trading glitches with the nasdaq and questions about the company's ability to make money on mobile users. the stock has yet to climb its way back to its ipo price. >> #7 mother meyer. the new ceo of diablo announced that
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she would take it two weeks maternity leave when she tried to turn the company around. this is exactly what y'all needed. >> #6 mother nature and intense drought in the northwest. the ocean is just beyond that. >> who can forget superstar on sandy. never along the north east swept away millions without power and damages as high as $50 billion. bring lots of questions about you as infrastructure and whether we should be spending some money to fix it. >> #fanumber five china. china will be the biggest economy in the world by 2020 for sure bartlett 30. >> china,, off, cchian it is clear china is a competitor. >> number for youno. 3 the houst
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bottomed out. it continues record low mortgage rates set off a building and buying spree. investors began buying the entire neighborhoods with first- time buyers more also able to get a home of their home for the first time in years as long as they had a hefty down payments. >> 2 barack obama will be reelected president of the nine stakes. the election more than about obama and romney it was about capitalism. and what kind of role government having a live. >> #1 is the fiscal cliff. lawmakers start coming to the not bother to pay any attention to it until after the election. had they put politics aside and dealt with the earlier who knows how strong the u.s. economy would be right now.
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>> 9 4:01 a.m. we will be back with more in a couple of minutes. less than a live look outside. sunshine never were including marijuana of crete. seven on 680 is nice in light. >> we are here from 4 to 10. at 10:00 is dr. field every day here on the kron 4 station on the kron 4 morning lows. we are followed by dr. philip
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. >> the country is inching closer to the falling of the so-called fiscal cliff. a series of tax hikes and spending cuts to take effect in five days. >> house and senate members are expected to reconvene today as well. without a budget agreement, automatic tax increase for everyone in the spending cuts will be triggered and the new year. >> taxes go up if congress
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does not act. >> former president a w. bush sr. is in intensive care is in hospital this morning. >> mr. bush's been hospitalized there since last month with what is being described as a stubborn fever. >> a spokesman for the office said that the 88 year-old is on all it would buy it has been and i see you sunday. >> thank you are a this is a view of the san mateo bridgeu.. upper '40's and napa as was richmond. sunnyvale at 46 degrees. as we head into the afternoon hours mostly low 50s. 50 in daly city pier 52 in san mateo. >> mid-50s for several, oakland, a vallejo. getting to about 54. 53 degrees for
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sunnyvale this afternoon. >> let us take a look at satellite and radar for high-pressure in place. we're a dry today however we do have wet weather in store for us pushing in tomorrow morning. >> friday 4:00 a.m. it will be cloudy and that hour. as is set the clock ahead to 1:00 p.m. scattered showers from the north bay as well as coastal areas. >> about 5:00 we are expected moderate downpour from xanthus go to san rafeal. the golden gate bridge will be a messy evening commute. moderate rain in the north bay and by about midnight it will push down to the san mateo coast. they will get moderate rain. we are expecting showers into saturday morning. saturday afternoon could be a dry one for us as we take a look at your your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows cited as at a morning dry sunday. locally dense fog for monday morning. as
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we head into the new year we could have showers back in the forecast. >> for those of you heading to tahoe let us take a look at snow bomb .com ski report giving 16 in. of new powder. and bays of 41 89 in. to 4 in.. squaw valley the base of 61 t 27 in. 16 inches. it will be a light ride if you're heading out the door traffic will be the least of your concerns. one last project. the ride coming to san francisco no delays. it has been like this all morning long the metering lights and not been activated the ride on the san mateo bridge and the two freeways to which it connects both interstate 880 and u.s. highway 101 have all been lightly traveled to
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this morning. speaking of 101 here is a look at the ride across the golden gate. you will see that is an easy trip south bound or northbound. and the next hour they will be adding the third line on the northbound side. that should not covering problems and the southbound direction. know this morning u.s. consumer confidence is falling this month. driven down by fears of falling off the so-called fiscal cliff. the consumer confidence index fell to 65.1 this month. dow from 71.5 in november. >> this the lowest level since august and the outlook for the next six months as dropped to its lowest level in 2011. >> a man faces fraud and bribery charges in vermont after driving onto the lawn of a home once owned by the co-founder of alcoholics anonymous. >> vermont state police a 55 year-old got a blood the third body was driving into a parking lot.
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>> the historic home was built in 1950--1852 and still holds several a eight meetings every week. blood has been ordered to appear in court next month. >> force magazine has released its list of best actress for the bulk. >> the top actors provided studios with the highest average return for their fields. >> actress and natalie portman top the list providing more than $42 for every dollar's yards. >> twilight star kristin stored came in close second. >> bring in more than $40. stewart co-stars also made a top-10. >> and robert patterson came in for the return of more than $31. and taylor or locklautner #6.
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>> we're watching the james lick freeway. more on the kron 4 news we combae back
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welcome back. the nfl announced the season's pro will roster in the fourth tactical 49ers leads the nfc with nine invitations. >> this matches last season's total and include for first-time honorees. >> all of the nine players are slated to start the day were 27 game except for running back fred ffrank gore ad
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inside linebacker naorro bowman. >> denies lexus and close to the most ever for the services of 49ers nekton players selected for the brawl in 1984. after nearly five weeks awaiting of repairing or 24 san jose state phases: related to day in the military ball. >> the spartans, or one of the highest in the country, have won six in a row records calls first and win season over 25 years. >> they will be without their coach that turned program around, mike macintyre. he left san jose state for cholera. >> the military ball is in washington d.c. and kickoff is at noon. >> at merrill before a movie musical. in addition is making a movie. >> and creator of tv news or makes an announcement that has in singing the glee.
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the django unchain topped-- >> lady gaga will make a movie chronicling her life. she did not relethe release date. >> ryan murphy has an announcement. the glee creator and his cousin david miller welcome their first child on christmas eve. a son logan pennies miller murphy. the entertainment side says the problem announce this e-mail including a picture of a boy in appropriately enough the christmas stocking. >> for all of minutes i will of corrida. >> that is it for today we
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will see you tomorrow.